Ride Calendar Sub Committee Guidelines

RIDE TYPES

  1. Easy Ride - Distance about 40kms - The emphasis is on the having fun and developing relationships with fellow riders. Easy rides will be rostered for either Saturday and/or Sunday. As a guide the pace of these rides will be about 15 to 20kms per hour.
  1. Medium Ride - Distance 40 - 80kms - Medium rides are available on Thursdays and Saturdays and as a guide the pace of these rides are about 20kms to 25kms per hour.
  1. Tuesday Rides -The emphasis is on riding distances of 80km to 100 kms. These particular rides take in a coffee and lunch break and the routes can be within the Geelong region or beyond. These rides generally finish about 2-3pm.
  1. Long Rides - Distance 100kms

These rides are scheduled on every second Sunday of the month.

RIDE TYPES

Detailed Starting Location for Regular Rides

Advertised Starting Location

Bunnings (Waurn Ponds Princes Highway/Colac Road)

Actual Starting Location

JB Hi Fi (next to Bunnings)

Melway Reference

Map 464 K 7

Toilet Available

No

 

Advertised Starting Location

Church Street/Ted Wilson Trail

Actual Starting Location

Corner Church St and Graylea Avenue Hamlyn Heights

Melway Reference

Map 441 C 10

Toilet available

No

 

Advertised Starting Location

Fyansford Hotel (Deviation Road/Hamilton Highway)

Actual Starting Location

Parking area next to the hotel

Melway Reference

Map 451 A 2

Toilet available

Yes

 

Advertised Starting Location

Grovedale Hotel (Surf Coast Highway/Torquay Road)

Actual Starting Location

Hotel car park, southern side

Melway Reference

Map 465 H 7

Toilet available

No

 

Advertised Starting Location

Showgrounds (Geelong Showgrounds)

Actual Starting Location

Bike Path on the corner of Carr Street and Breakwater Road

Melway Reference

Map 452 E 9

Toilet available

No

 

Advertised Starting Location

South Geelong Station (off Yarra Street)

Actual Starting Location

South Geelong Railway Station, next to the Cycle Security Cage

Melway Reference

Map 452 B 7

Toilet available

Yes

 

Advertised Starting Location

Rippleside (Princes Highway/Melbourne Road)

Actual Starting Location

Rippleside Park

Melway Reference

Map 441 K 10 and Map 442 A 10

Toilet available

Yes

Map of Rippleside Park Starting Location

On occasions there will be rides that commence in locations other than Geelong, for example Meredith, Ballarat or Birregurra.